Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Tina Webb, director of the Coal Miners' Museum, has recently been recognized as Eastern Kentucky Pride's outstanding volunteer of the month.
Webb has been volunteering for the past 12 years. She...more
Verizon returns its Powerful Answers award, a competition for startups that present $1 million in prizes.
It has already added a new startup category, which is transportation. With four...more
Volunteers shortage impedes ambulance support for small towns in Australia and has the locals worried.
According to Terry Whales of the SA Ambulance Service, most stations in Australia are manned...more
Vickie Martin, a volunteer at Lancaster EMS, learned that volunteer work plucks benefits beyond doing good for others.
To start, volunteering enables the development of new skills and connections;...more
Parent volunteer Jessica Owens spends her time and money planning and creating art projects and obtaining supplies to teach students at the Pocatello Community Charter School.
Jessica is a regular...more
According to a research conducted by Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and 21/64 called "#NextGenDonors: Respecting Legacy, Revolutionizing Philanthropy", next generation donors of wealth...more
In this Skoll World Forum For Social Entrepreneur 2013 Day Two Morning Plenary video, the Master of Ceremonies Pamela Hartigan, Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, opens with a...more
Gannon University has been provided a $520,800 Discovered in PA-Developed in PA grant to support its Integrated Business Transformation program.
Gannon's Erie Technology Incubator, Small Business...more
The Community Foundation of Greater Flint rolls out new youth initiative through its 25th anniversary celebration.
The initiative supports young professionals who are interested working for the...more
Programs in Southwest Florida are dealing with the effects of the federal cuts due to sequestration.
These programs are affected by the sequestration which lost thousands of their funding from the...more